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Police and EMS Respond to a Reported Shooting in Homewood West

Date: March 10, 2020
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 5 responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 1300 block of N Murtland Street around 1:50 p.m.


Responding officers along with EMS attended to a male suffering a gunshot wound to the leg. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

The male victim was first treated on scene by an officer. Medics transported him to a local hospital in stable condition.

Westinghouse Academy was placed on a brief lockdown. The lockdown was lifted once officers determined there was no active threat.


Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews